If you use or have used an insulin pump, have you ever stopped using it?
Yes, I occasionally take short pump breaks
Yes, once for a short time but I went back to the pump
Yes, and I haven't returned to using the pump
If you use or have used an insulin pump, have you ever stopped using it?Poll dates: August 4 - 11, 2002
Total Votes: 465
While insulin pump use has been shown in clinical studies to improve diabetes management and reduce the risk of hypoglycemia, wearing a pump is more work than taking injections. A small number of people report starting on a pump and then stopping. Some people also report taking occasional pump breaks. Most people (87%), however, stick with the pump once they start.
We last ran this poll in November 2000.
For more information, see our Insulin Pumps section.
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:37:12
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